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Washington - Obama, Harper Discuss NATO Summit, Iraq In Phone Call

Published on: August 31, 2014 04:24 PM
By: Reuters
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President Barack Obama reads briefing material before the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office, August 29, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)President Barack Obama reads briefing material before the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office, August 29, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Washington - President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper talked by telephone on Saturday to discuss next week’s NATO summit in Wales and the situation in Iraq, the White House said.

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“Both leaders agreed on the importance of ensuring Alliance unity on measures to strengthen NATO’s readiness and responsiveness to the full range of current and future threats,” the White House said in a statement.

Obama stressed that agreeing on increased defense investment in all areas would be a top priority at the NATO summit, it added.



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 Aug 31, 2014 at 07:47 PM Shtarker Says:

Israel has no greater friend in the world than Stephen Harper and Canada.

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